Policies

Policy is a great way to decide who you'd like to vote for! Here, we'll be covering policies we think are most relevant to young people. While we'd like to, we can't cover EVERY policy, but you can find them all at policy.nz.

Minimum Wage


Work as a dishy, retail assistant or waitress on the minimum wage? Want your hourly rate to go up, or think it’s fair as is? Check out this election’s minimum wage policies, Simplified.

ACT have changed their policy on minimum wage since we filmed this video.

For more info, go to https://policy.nz/topic/incomes-and-employment...

Mental Health

Mental Health can affect all of us, and it’s super important that young people who experience mental health slips and slides have the support they need. Check out this election’s mental health policies, Simplified.

All policy graphics sourced from: policy.nz
For more info head to: https://policy.nz/topic/health#Mental%20health

Tertiary Education Funding


Keen to reduce that student debt? Wondering which parties support fees-free uni? Wonder no more! These are this election’s tertiary education funding policies, Simplified.

All policy graphics sourced from: policy.nz
For for info, check out: https://policy.nz/topic/education#Tertiary%20fees%20and%20student%20support

Agriculture


Every Kiwi either is or knows a farmer. What will this election have instore for our primary industry friends? Find out in this election’s Agriculture policies, Simplified.

All policy graphics sourced from: policy.nz
For more info, head to: https://policy.nz/topic/economy#Agriculture

Renting


Paying a wheelbarrow’s worth in rent? Looking to enter a new flat? Check out what the major parties have to say about renting this election- in this election’s renting policies, Simplified.

All policy graphics sourced from: policy.nz
For more info, head to: https://policy.nz/topic/housing#Renting

Borders and Quarantine


With the event of COVID, our borders have jumped into the spotlight. So what exactly are parties thinking we should do with them? These are this election’s border and quarantine policies, Simplified.

All policy graphics sourced from: policy.nz
For more info, check out: https://policy.nz/topic/borders-and-migration#Borders%20and%20quarantine

International Aid


This one is for all the international relations or UN nerds out there. What is New Zealand’s place in the world going to look like in 3 years time? These are this election's International Aid & Institutions policies, Simplified.

All policy graphics sourced from: policy.nz
For more info, head to: https://policy.nz/topic/defence-and-foreign-affairs#International%20relations

Public Transport


Use public transport to get to where you go on the daily? Or even weekly? Check out this election’s public transport policies, Simplified.

All policy graphics sourced from: policy.nz
For more info, check out: https://policy.nz/topic/transport-and-infrastructure#Public%20transport,%20cycling%20and%20walking

Parliamentary Seats

Parliament and democracy can be a little boring, but if you’re a political nerd, or you want to know what Parliament could look like, then these policies looking at Parliament seats, could be important to you. This is Parliament Seat policies, Simplified.

All policy graphics sourced from: policy.nz
For more info, follow this link: https://policy.nz/topic/law-justice-and-government#Parliament%20and%20democracy

Te Reo Māori

VIDEO COMING SOON 

Te Reo Māori is one of New Zealand’s official languages, and one we’ve all seen, heard or spoken. How are our political parties planning to maintain and expand the language in the next term? These are this election’s Te Reo Māori policies, Simplified.

Some graphics sourced from policy.nz
For more information, head to: https://policy.nz/topic/te-ao-maori#Te%20reo%20M%C4%81ori%20and%20culture

Emission Reductions


Our School Strike for Climate march had the second-highest rate of participation in the world. But how are our political parties planning to cut emissions? These are this election’s emissions reduction policies, Simplified.

All policy graphics sourced from: policy.nz
For more information, head to: https://policy.nz/topic/environment#Emissions%20reduction